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Old 08-31-2013, 04:54 PM   #1
sowhat
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Slackware disks 4-6 content, install help


New slackware convert from cringe-dows. installed slackware from site mirrors, six disks. disks 1-3 installed great and slackware is running smooth. saw content on disks 4-6 and want it, how do i install them?
 
Old 08-31-2013, 10:27 PM   #2
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I don't have my Slackware discs handy, but, if I recall, discs 1-3 are the standard full install, disk 4 is "extras" (software you may wish to install, but is not part of and not essential to a regular install, such as the wicd network manager), and 5 and 6 are source code distributed in compliance with the GPL (Slackware includes it on the discs, other distros make in available in other ways).

Any packages on the "extras" CD that you want to use you can install using normal Slackware package tools, such as slackpkg or pkgtool (my favorite, simply because I'm used to it).

If I remember wrong, I'm sure someone will correct me.

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:11 AM   #3
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Thumbs up Thanks,Frankbell!

Thanks a load, on my way to a sunny windows free world!
 
Old 09-01-2013, 08:37 AM   #4
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Hi,

If your hardware supports DVD then I would look at using;You can always mount the ISO for a local tree.
Hope this helps.
 
  


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